D's Skillet Gravy

D's Skillet Gravy

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"A classic recipe for brown beef gravy. If you like gravy, you'll love this!"


30 m servings 76 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 300 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle flour over the beef drippings in a skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and brown. Gradually stir in the water so that no lumps form. Boil until thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 38 Ratings


This is a good basic recipe. I have been making gravy this way for years the only thing I do differently is I use bacon and fry it and not only use the drippings but I fry the bacon pretty crisp...

Very good, although I added beef bouillon shakers for extra beefy flavor. Also used 1/2 cup milk for extra creaminess. Thanks for a recipe that will be put to use often!

I did use 1/2 cup of milk and 1 1/2 cup of water for more of a country creamy gravy. It turned out great!

Turned out VERY GOOD as is and it was the first time I made gravy! I love gravy and this one was very good over mashed potatoes and beef. Although I think I might try to use beef stock next time...

Very, very good. Yields less than I thought it would, but still excellent. I made it with Prime rib drippings and followed the recipe exactly, and it was great. One of the best I've ever trie...

The gravy was a little thin so I almost doubled the flour, used 3 T. grease from roast as pr. recipe, and 2 cups of the liquid from roast. My husband doesn't like any gravy except chicken, and ...

Like a previous user said, I started with bacon drippings and it was FANTASTIC! I did 1 1/2 the recipe and made 1/3 of the liquid milk instead of water to give it creaminess. Incredible! I'll ad...

My boyfriend has been craving a gravy like this and this was perfect. I used chicken drippings - perfect - I knew what I needed, but wasn't sure what proportions to use. This was exactly what ...

Absolutely awesome! This was my very first attempt to making home made gravy from pan drippings... and it was delicious! My hunny said it was better than his favorite gravy that his mom makes - ...